Finding a renewed passion for your profession can feel like opening up a whole new world again. After many years doing a job she loved, Melony found herself wondering why she was an SLP and why she was putting up with all of the obstacles. Then, she found a renewed passion for being an SLP. Read her story in this post.

I’d like to introduce you to Melony – a fabulous reader who is going to share her perspective on how she renewed her love for her job as an SLP! I LOVE reading blog posts from other SLPs, especially those with as much experience as she has! My name in Melony O’Flaherty.  I started on […]

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Musings

How I Found Renewed Passion for my Profession

I got married in the summer of 2016! It's time to take a break from SLP talk and share some of the details of our amazing day with you. Read all about where we held our ceremony and reception, see pictures of the event, and share in our joy as we start our new life together!

As you may have seen on Instagram or Facebook, I got married over the summer! I wanted to share a bit about my day with you all 🙂 We got married at Wisconsin Brewing Company, a brewery just outside of Madison, WI. It’s very close to our house and one of our favorite places to […]

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Musings

I got married!

Just because we work in schools doesn't necessarily mean we have the summer off! Check out what I'm up to during the summer months as a school-based SLP.

I switched to working in the schools this past November so this is my first summer off as a school-based SLP. Can I say how much I love it? I’ve been incredibly busy, mostly planning my wedding and cleaning my house/car/life… I’m a HUGE mess! Summer me is driving more slowly, drinking coffee out of […]

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The Summer Version of Me!

SLP summer reads

It seems to be the cool thing to do for SLPs who work in the school setting: read, read, read over the summer! This is my first summer in the schools and I’m hoping to get some quality reading time in. Below are my recommendations for both speech/disability/therapy related books and then some non-therapy related […]

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Musings

Summer books for SLPs – Time to relax and unwind!

Be good, not great. You might be thinking… “Woah. Did I read that correctly?” Yes, yes you did. For as long as I can remember I’ve had a type A personality in most facets of my life. When I do things, I commit. I don’t do things halfway. This belief, of course, carried over into […]

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Musings

My SLP New Year’s Resolution: Be Good, Not Great

I can’t believe my SLP CFY has come and gone! This past week on Facebook I was reminded that it was just a year ago I graduated with my Masters! CRAZY to think what can happen in a year. -Started a REAL job (yes I get paid to play with fun things)   -Moved into […]

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In a year… (my SLP CFY Reflection)

a good system shortens the road to the goal.

- orlson marden